Specialist profile

Mr Gareth Twose
Contact details
Business name: Hales Hall Holdings
Address: 1 Hales Hall Barn
Dry Bread Lane
City: Out Rawcliffe
County: Lancashire
Postal Code: PR3 6TD
Telephone: +447788887867
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: North West

Significant experience in fostering and adoption including post adoption support, working with birth parents, recruitment, assessment & support of adopters as well as family finding for children. Experience of assessments, presenting, recruiting, training & supporting adoptive families, family finding/matching for children/adopters, practice educator, supervising staff team, undertaking audits/presenting, chairing multidiscipline meetings, matching meetings, interagency meetings & placement meetings/reviews. Previous panel advisor, currently sitting as independent panel member. I continue to undertake independent adoption & fostering assessments alongside my role as a foster carer.

I work with: Direct work with families and carers, Family assessment, Inter-agency working, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Therapeutic work, Voluntary sector

MA social work

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Experienced assessor in fostering/adoption. Quality assure reports. Significant experience of panels presenting/advising/chairing. Personal role as foster carer assists preparing prospective families